The “Social Entrepreneurship for Arts” (SE4A) project is financed by the European Commission through the Erasmus+ program under the Cooperation Partnerships for Vocational Education and Training, 2021 Call for proposals. Project consortium partners come from Germany, Italy, Greece, Ireland, Bulgaria and Cyprus.

The overarching aim of the SE4A (Social Entrepreneurship for Arts) project is to strengthen the capacity of young professional artists and graduates in arts and humanities to develop and sustain social enterprises, mobilising arts to create social change for a better Europe for all.

The core project activities are focused on the development and implementation of an innovative digital training and mentorship program that will:

               Provide an enabling educational environment to cultivate and enhance young artists and creatives` entrepreneurship skills without deviating from their creativity skills and innovative problem solving approaches.

            Develop and implement a well-mentored digital training model that fills the entrepreneurial skills gaps of the young artists and creative industry professionals, so they could acquire sufficient marketing, management and networking skills, necessary to plan, establish, run and sustain a social enterprise.

            Develop and implement innovative pilot training tools and creative practical models to foster networking and collaboration between the world of arts and the world of social enterprise. across Europe.

            Foster international cooperation and networking between artists, VET training providers, entrepreneurs, academics, business, decision-makers, private and public training centers, chambers of commerce and academia – for the benefit of the artist-lead social enterprises.

The “Social Entrepreneurship for Arts” project activities will be held between January 2022 and December 2023.